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-old krystle campbell, who was killed in the explosion, will be laid to rest in bedford, massachusetts. a memorial was planned for the third victim, lingzi lu on boston university campus tonight. her parents who traveled from china will be in attendance. meantime critically injured transit officer richard donahue, remains hospitalized. >> this was a truly exsanguinating injury meaning that the officer's blood volume was almost entirely lost to the point of heart stopping. >> reporter: now doctors are saying they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. at 2:50 p.m. today, the exact time the first blast went off one week ago, all massachusetts residents are being asked to observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims. and, john, this is certainly still a city in recovery. but you do get a sense that the city is resilient. you mentioned the boston strong signs. you see those all over the city. that's really been the motto since the attack and we're seeing that this morning on local buses. john? >> all right, pamela brown here in boston with us. again, that moment of silence ha
, krystle campbell had moved in to live with her grandmother taking care of her after her grandmother underwent surgery. tragicall tragically, the parents were told that the friend who had gone to the race with crystle had died but then was then later told it was krystle. >> we have broken at the death of our daughter krystle marie. she was a wonderful person. everybody who knew her, loved her. she was always smiling. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. we can't believe this has happened. she has so happy in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> the third victim was a boston university graduate student from china watching the end of the race with two friends not far from the school's campus. do we have mike barnicle with us? >> yes. >> mike, there is an effort to try and take care of these families. it's almost impossible to understand what has happened. >> mika, you know, this is who we are. not just in this city. but i think in this country. in chicago, where david is from, new york city, obviously, after september 11th. oklahoma city. and who we are as a nation, a
daughter, 29-year-old krystle campbell, who also killed in the attack. >> she was a wonderful person. >> reporter: campbell reportedly left her job at a restaurant recently to take care of her ailing grandmother compounding the grief, the initial glimmer of hope when the family was first told krystle was alive, only to learn it was her friend who survived. >> she was all smiles. couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> reporter: and this morning new details are trickling in about the third victim, a boston university graduate student from china who had been watching the marathon with two friends when tragedy struck. the parents of the graduate student of china have not released her name yet because they haven't told her grandparents, saying they don't think that they can handle it. also of note, that restaurant where campbell worked, they closed it today in her honor. >> thanks very much. >>> we turn to another potential terrorism scare out of washington. a letter mailed to a mississippi senator has tested positive for the deadly poison ricin and the senate has suspended mail delivery
. today we learned the identity of another fatality, 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford, mass. she was with her best friend watching that friend's boyfriend cross the finish line when she was killed in the blast. talk about going from joy well, to heaven, maybe. we also got new video from a marathon runner named jennifer treacy approaching the finish line when the first bomb went off. we're also learning new details about the bombs, themselves. we now know they contained explosives and shrapnel packed inside a pressure cooker, regular kitchen pressure cooker and they were placed inside backpacks. we also now know the bombs were set off by an electric timer. the "boston globe" reported a circuit breaker was used to trigger the dual explosions. president obama did something today he didn't do yesterday. he called it an act of terrorism. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. >> well, there's still so much
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